Vatican City, 9 January 2014 (VIS) – Today, the Holy Father received in audience:
- Severin Mathias Akeo, the new ambassador of Cote d'Ivoire to the Holy See, presenting his credential letters.
- Archbishop Carlos Jose Nanez of Cordoba, Argentina, accompanied by Bishop Pedro Torres, auxiliary of Cordoba.
- Nicola Zingaretti, president of the Lazio region, Italy.
- Ignazio Marino, mayor of Rome, Italy.
- Prefect Riccardo Carpino, extraordinary commissioner for the province of Rome.